Desi Mudhol hunting hounds to help Indian Army sniff out IEDs, aid counterinsurgency ops

Three years after the Army inducted the indigenous breed of Mudhol hounds in its inventory, the canines have now been validated at several units for operations and other routine duties, top sources have told ThePrint. The training of these Karnataka-origin Read More …

West Bengal: 1200 Kgs of Ammonium nitrate and 1000 detonators found in unauthorised go-down in Birbhum

About 1200 kgs of ammonium nitrate and 1000 detonators were today seized from an unauthorised go-down by the Birbhum police and three drum full of crude bombs were found during frisking in trouble prone areas in the district, official sources Read More …

Bangalore: NIA recovers fabricated hand grenades and IED-making material

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recovered five fabricated hand grenades and other incriminating materials on the disclosure of Habibur Rehman Sheikh, who has been arrested in the 2014 Burdwan blast case. The recovery was made on July 7 in Read More …

Chhattisgarh: Lightening strike triggers more than 50 IED blasts, laid by Maoists to ambush security forces

In a shocking incident, a lightning strike triggered serial IED blasts at Samri in Balrampur district, about 370 km north of Raipur, Chhattisgarh on Sunday. However, no casualties were reported. The IEDs were planted by Naxal terrorists targeting security forces. Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur Read More …

Day after blasts, 13 IEDs & detonators seized in Palamu

A day after 26 security personnel were injured in a series of IED blasts triggered by Maoists in Seraikela, 13 IEDs were recovered from a cave at Bagsara near Pipra’s SeerniyaDam during a police-CRPF joint operation. Apart from the IEDs, the forces Read More …

At least 15 security personnel are injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jharkhand

Thirteen personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jharkhand Police were injured in a series of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasts allegedly triggered by Maoists in Jharkhand’s Saraikela Kharsawan early on Tuesday, police said. All the injured personnel Read More …

Security forces avert a tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir, destroy IED along Jammu-Poonch highway

A major tragedy was averted on Monday with timely detection of a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) along the Jammu-Poonch National Highway, prompting the suspension of traffic for nearly one-and-a-half hours, officials said. A bottle filled with a liquid material Read More …